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CNN
Oct 12, 2012 3:00am EDT
made sure that we cut taxes for the middle class, and in addition to that, when that occurred, what did romney do? romney said no, let detroit go bankrupt. we moved in and helped people refinance their loans. governor romney says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility of their lives. my friend said 30% are takers. these people are my mom and dad, my neighbors. they pay more tax than governor romney pays. they are elderly people who in fact are living off of social security. there are veterans who are not quote not paying taxes. i've had it up to here with this notion -- instead of signing pledges not to ask the wealthiest among us to contribute to bring back the middle class, they should be signing a pledge saying to the middle class, we're going to level the playing field. we're going to give you a fair shot again. we are going to not repeat the mistakes we made in the past by having a different set of rules for wall street and main street. making sure that we continue to hemorrhage these tax cuts for the super wealthy. they're pushing the continuation of a tax
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
gallon of gasoline in california goes to state and federal taxes that's among the highest in the nation. he will put his life on the line as he attempts a world record jump. he will sky dive from a capsule 33 miles above the planet's surface. he will smash through the sound barrier on the way top speed 690 miles an hour. for an idea of how high this is. consider mt. everest rises 29,000 feet. commercial jets cruise around at 39,000 feet. this guy will be jumping from 120,000 feet. >> really? >> yup. >> that's your 5@5:00. >>> couple minutes after the hour we are exactly 4 weeks away from the presidential election mitt romney delivering a major foreign policy address yesterday making the case against four more years of the saforeign policy. >> doug kelly is live with more. >> good morning. focus turned to foreign policy with governor romney delivering a major address at the virginia military institute offering his severest critique yet of the president leading from behind. >> hope is not a strategy. we can't support our friends in the milled east when our words are not backed up by these
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
economy under when all the bush tax cuts phase out and all the automatic spending cuts kick lo millions of americans likely to lose their jobs and millions of american families likely to face thousands more in cobere l a slope. if congress doesn't move fast, kick the recovery or maybe the country goodbye it is the story that no one is talking about. you have mentioned it, but w linat tss ao ich it. >>guest: what is amazing to me, this is the most predictable, avoidable financial crisis we have ever had in the history of this country. you are so right, if the bush tax cu eirendhe mapng cgo i ,megma -- elimination of the a.t.m. affecting 30 million people, the tax holidays goes around, unemployment benits go away, usecon if "newrrendous, 7 york times" thinks this is going to be a slope, they are dreaming. that money will come out of their checks the first of the year. we will see a slow down. i suspect we are not onlyoin aip a rssnyo yo cit honeywell or j.p. morgan, everyone can see it. >>neil: i am listening to james dime from j.p. morgan setting aside $200illion plus lls par t ssitisome
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 3:00am EDT
trillion tax cut to the american people, and you've got a -- not personally by name, but we now know it was you. let's just play a clip of this and see what your reaction is. >> well, actually, the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong, because when he says this, let's look at all the rates you're lowering, and then he ignores the fact that i say we're also going to limit deductions and credits and exemptions. he ignores that part. obviously that was corrected by his deputy campaign manager, who said that she stipulated that in fact, the $5 trillion number was wrong. it's completely wrong. >> he's talking about you there, stephanie. >> he is. >> he says that you said it was wrong. >> that's right. right. piers, i'm really glad you brought that up. so there's this thing called math and here are mitt romney's tax cuts. if you add up lowering the tax rate by 20%, eliminating the alternative minimum tax, repealing the high income payroll, repealing the estate tax, and lowering taxes for corporations, that totals $5 trillion. so that's mitt romney's
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm PDT
tax cuts phase out and all the automatic spending cuts kick in, a one-two punch that the most optimistic economies say will not the recovery for a loop, millions of americans likely to lose their jobs and millions of american families likely to face thousands more in taxes. "new york times" says the cliff could be more like a slope. if congress doesn't move fast, kick the recovery or maybe the country goodbye. it is the story that no one is talking about. you have mentioned it, but we are looking at the abyss and no one is touching it. >>guest: what is amazing to me, this is the most predictable, avoidable financial crisis we have ever had in the history of this country. you are so right, if the bush tax cuts expire and all the automatic spending cuts go into play, meaning the himmation -- elimination of the a.t.m. affecting 30 million people, the tax holidays goes around, unemployment benefits go away, it will are horrendous, 14 of 17 economists now say it will put us in a recession and if "new york times" thinks this is going to be a slope, they are dreaming. that money will
FOX Business
Oct 13, 2012 12:00am EDT
britain. before they had a common currency. its the common currency and all of this e si fits all tax system and welfare programs that are killing the community. melissa: it's true but the common currency, that was a good idea for germany out of the gate. they sort of had this thriving economy. their currency was too strong. they wanted to sell to their neighbors but the problem was their neighbors currency was worthless. originally getting everybody on the same dime so to speak seemed like a good idea for them. now they're sort of stuck th the bill for all this. >> well the reality, that over time german productivity, dutch, northern countries grew more rapidly than inhe south for a lot of geographic as well as cultural reasons. making the currency too expensive for greece to be competitive and very cheap, so the germans enjoyed great competitiveness. the only way this works if the southern countries have a huge trade deficit with the northern countries and can borrow money to make up the difference. they have been doing that for several years in variety of ways. government buying on
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
>> eric: that's it for us. >> jamie: shannon? >> my plan is not to raise taxes on anyone. i'm going to reduce taxes for middle-income americans. >> mr. romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for. >> you can't have it both ways. a battle over $5 trillion, your tax dollars, president obama says a tax cut by the governor would roll out benefits to only the wealthiest americans at the cost of the middle class. romney says, no matter how many times the president says it it is not true. who is telling the truth? i'm shannon bream, live in washington. we have representatives from both sides of the aisle. rnc chairman, reince priebus and dnc chairwoman, debbie wasserman-schultz. welcome. we start in washington with reince priebus. i want to talk about the unemployment numbers for september, 7.8%, the lowest since president obama has been in office. he said, you can't turn back now, america is moving in the right direction. has he made a case that we are seeing recovery? >> not at all. first of all, we will let the economists argue over the numbers. i know people are
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
to tangle. >> i don't know what world these guys are in. >> reporter: on taxes. >> you can cut tax rates by 20% and preserve important preferences for middle class taxpayers. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. >> on medicare. >> if they just alou medicare to bargain for the cost of drugs like medicaid can't, that would save $156 billion right off the bat. >> and it would deny seniors choices. >> on the president's foreign poll. >> i when we look weak, our adversaries are much more willing to test us. they are more brazen in their attacks and our allies are much less to trust us. >> that's a bunch of malarkey. >> reporter: the vice president seemed determine to make up for the president's mistakes last week, almost immediately launching the attack lines the president didn't launch in his debate. >> shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. my neighbor pays more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> before the debate cnn was told paul ryan's t
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 11:30am PDT
. they are suffering. the president would prefer to raise taxes. the problem with raising taxes, it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise the taxes on anyone because when the economy is going slow, we are in recession, you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my idea is to bring down tacks to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. >> kim, is that an improvement over the other romney adds we've seen earlier? >> you beach cha. this is how it ties in taxes and jobs and the economy. that was the message that resonated when he was up there on stage with the president and the more he can spread it around the country, the better he does. >> that seems to me to be the winning strategy. particularly if you can put more explanations around the specific policies this will increase jobs. when we come back, the presidential race is tightening in all-important ohio. but that's not the only big's on the ballot. a look at the expensive and increasingly nasty senate show down there next. >> turning now to the bags for control of the unite the states senate. this week
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
then. jamie: well the vice-presidential candidates are hitting each other very hard on taxes. vice president biden claiming the republicans are insisting on new tax cuts for the wealthy. congressman ryan responding with a warning for the middle class. >> if you taxed every person and successful small business making over $200,000 over 100% it would only run the government for 98 days. if everybody who paid income taxes last year including successful small businesses doubled their income taxes last year we would still have a $300 billion deficit. you see there aren't enough rich people and small businesses to tax to pay for all their spending. and so the next time you hear them say, don't worry about it, we'll get a few wealthy people to pay their fair share, watch out middle class, the tax bill is coming to you. jamie: stuart varney, anchor of "varney & company" on the fox business network here to tell us what he thinks about that. hi, stu, good morning. >> well look, the central quote on the economic side of the debate which policy will grow the economy and cut the deficit. paul r
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 1:00am PDT
ability to get a tax break to send their kids to college. >> he's wrong about that. there are, you can cut tax rates by 20% and still preserve these for middle class taxpayers. it's within done before. and it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times. jack kennedy lowered tax rates and increased growth. >> now you're jack kennedy? >> and that is what most americans care about. and the former chairman of the council of economic advisors. nice to see you, austin. >> thank you, kbreta. >> greta: at the time tel me. were you surprised unemployment rate went down to 7.8%? is that a surprise. >> yes. it was a, if you look at data looks like it was an outlier there is a lot of variables on the numbers and it's bigger than i thought it would be. >> greta: is a number you're confident of? though you're surprised?. >> i would probably say some component of statistics. i won't be surprise fd it ticks up a little bit next month. the survey of people which is what the unemployment rate comes from has a job creation margin of error plus or minus 400,000 per month. anyone as i say,
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 2:00pm EDT
president obama said in the first presidential debate with mitt romney. the $5 trillion tax cut. they take issue with that figure. and so, i think the fact checkers more than busy tonight, brooke. >> jim acosta, see you next hour. >>> i want to talk about this debate tonight. usually the vice presidential debate gets limited attention. historically to game changer but that's not the deal tonight. after president obama's we'll call it less than stellar performance last week, joe biden is front and center facing pressure tonight. how's the rival congressman paul ryan preparing? ryan lugs around this ratty old briefcase. this is what i was talking about earlier. stuffed with 40 pounds of debate study material. you saw dana bash. this is what -- little show and tell part of the exclusive interview that dana scored and already in danville, kentucky, as well, where the debate as we mentioned is hours away. dana, all right. so you got this -- he has a huge briefcase. so i presume what he's saying there with all the study material is he's prepared. >> reporter: yes. he says that that's what he say
FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 4:00am EDT
that this industry can just take care of itself. let's taxes, regulate it and make it more difficult because we don't like oil. gerri: meanwhile, my friend, meanwhile my friend gimmickry energy is 90 billion in tax subsidies, 90 billion. >> and you can't put it in your gas tank. a complete disconnect between what the government is promoting and what citizens need and guess who gets hurt in the end. not the oil companies, the citizens. gerri: we do. you got that right. thank you for coming on. always a pleasure to have you on the show. >> thank you. gerri: now we want to bring you the latest developments in the store we have been following. american airlines says it has repaired nearly all the planes grounded and inspected because the seats can lose. with six more planes to be checked the airline said all repairs should be done on the boeing 757 by tomorrow if, saturday. this after canceling 94 flights of the last two days. you heard about that. after the problems were fixed. yesterday american said the real problem was actually the pan locking them to the floor that was damaged to do to spilled sod
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
trillion in cut and tax cut for millionaire and billionaires. >> the obama camp has been using a study by princeton economist harvey rosen to back up that romney's plan is paid for by tax cut on middle class but there was pushback from rosen saying he was misrepresented, saying increase in the tax burden on lower and middle income individuals is not required in order to make the overall plan revenue neutral. >> he would be the first to say this is not a monument to one man. >> under backdrop in california today, the president held an official event designating the chavez national monument that may help rally hispanic voters. new politico, george washington university battleground tracking poll of likely voters shows president may have an intensity problem. only 73% support him say they are extremely likely to vote compared to 86% who back romney. >> they know the race has tightened. >> bret: ed henry traveling with the president in california. ed thanks. >>> we are less than a month away from election day. much of the country is already taking part in early voting. we are taking our we
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> preaching politics from the pulpit. hundreds of pastors plan to do it today. why? they want the irs to tax them. plus, hear from the man planning a death-defying recordsetting jump from the edge of space. >>> a campus police officer shot and killed this 18-year-old freshman at the university of south alabama yesterday. school officials say gilbert collar rushed the officer several times and kept threatening him. he reportedly was make ed and abbinging eradically. his friends remembered a different student. >> you could ask anyone that knew him. he was a great, loving guy. always made people smile. you know, is not the kind of guy that people move him and said he would do something like this. >> i want to bring in cnn legal contributor paul cowen joining us from new york. paul, good morning. >> good morning, randi. >> the victim in this case is 18 years old. he was a college freshman. considering the circumstances, he was apparently, reportedly, make ed. wouldn't they have been able to see that he wasn't armed? i mean, why do you think it led to something like this? >> you know, randi, the
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
economic theory of tax cuts for the rich, despite the fact he deny attend tax cuts, and the math. and let's go to war with sesame street but give wall street a big, wet, kiss, that is call what got us into this mess, we spent four years digging out of it. >>> meanwhile, gingrich saying the numbers were good for the president, but the overall picture is still gloomy. >> i think it was a significant help to the president. imagine coming out at 8.2 following the debate, i mean people would have entered the week saying it is close to the end. so it is part of the whole process, the campaign will go down to the end. it will be one of the most interesting campaigns in american history, i think you will see it go back and forth somewhat. on friday, the imf said probably no recovery until 2018. >> more reaction from them on the president's debate in just a moment. but first, here is the gallop daily tracking poll, mitt romney closing the gap on president obama, who still leads by three points, 49-46, and taking to the tv air waves, the romney camp claiming the president's plan will increase taxes
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, congressman, you are saying that you cannot always do it by tax increases alone because it was even the democratic caucus that concluded that if you were to tax the rich at 100 percent just take all their money that would not keep medicare going beyond another five years so obviously >>guest: absolutely. there is a comprehensive way to do this and be fair and balanced. i like to use that term when i talk to you on fox. >>neil: i like that. >>neil: congressman, always a pleasure. thank you very much. we will explore this in greater detail on fox business network with senator mcconnell, and sarah palin, and former intel c.e.o. craig barrett, all coming up on fox business network. now back to fox news, the fallout from the conservatives that has not transpired in kentucky. why is that? >> to hear mitt romney's critics tell it he is changing his view midway through the campaign, not to conservative but more moderate, something santorum raised. but they are perfectly happy with this guy who is eloquently speaking for the right. rick santorum, next. try as mu as you like, an way you like!
MSNBC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm PDT
president give critics an opening when he talked about a tax hike. let's listen. >> you know the phrase they always use? obama and biden want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars. guess what? yes, we do, in one regard. we want to let that $1 trillion tax cut expire so the middle class doesn't have to bear the burden of all the money going to the super-wealthy. >> does the vice president's style create a risk for the democratic ticket? >> he does. you know, it's something that they've been watching with joe biden for years, but joe biden has been preparing for an entire week. by thursday when the debate happens, he will have spent almost a week at his home in wilmington preparing. and when he is prepared, he is much better in that he doesn't make those same gaffes. when he nose what it is that he needs to say and he's not going off the cuff in this style, he does better. >> on thursday, joe biden went aggressively after governor romney on taxes. let's take a look at that. >> you just never know what game or what position governor romney's going to come with. you know, the centerpiece of
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
in benghazi to taxes here at home. but there is one item they agreed upon, getting the unemployment rate down below specifically 6%. how exactly do they plan to do that? here is what they said last night. >> get america energy independent in north america by the end of the decade. help people who are hurting with the skills they need to get the jobs they want. get this deficit and debt under control to prevent a debt crisis. make more things in america and sell them overseas and champion small businesses. don't raise taxes on small businesses, they're our job creators. >> they get out of the way. if they get out of the way and let us pass the tax cut for the middle class and make it permanent. they get out of the way and let us allow 14 million people who are struggling to stay in their homes because their mortgages are upside down but they never missed a mortgage payment. >> ali velshi is our chief business correspondent. ali velshi, welcome back. unemployment below 6%, to quote you, in your op-ed on cnn money, no more bs, please. care to extrapolate? >> right, so let's put the unemployment
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
week with payroll tax. for a baby boomer that's about $60,000 before they retire. for millenniums, it's going to be even worse. these are real costs at the kitchen table. and obviously as newt gri noted, romney's plan is daz 5 trillion tax plan. it is heavily weighted towards the top. i think voters are smarter than mitt romney thinks and i think they're going to want to know the real facts. >> let's talk about virginia specifically here. this is a state where, where the race is extremely tight right now. the latest nbc news/"wall street journal," marist college poll showing 48% of likely voters supporting the president, 46% supporting governor romney. that's a virtual tie there. you can also see that governor romney gained two points from september. the president lost one. you are an expert of sorts on virginia politics. what does the president have to do to regain momentum in the commonwealth? >> well, i think he's got to keep focusing on what this means at the kitchen table in virginia. his plan is good for the middle class, romney raises taxes on the middle class. for current seni
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 11:00am PDT
squared off on everything from reform to eye ran to middle class taxes. >> the middle class got knocked on their heels, the great recession crushed them, they need some help now. the last people who need help are 120,000 families for another, another $500 billion tax cut over the next ten years. >> there aren't enough rich people in small businesses to tax to pay for all their spending. and so the next time you hear them say don't worry about it, we will get a few wealthy people to pay their fair share, watchout, middle class, the tax bill is coming to you. >> joining the panel this week, wall street journal columnist and deputy editor, dan, and jason riley. >> he did energize the base. after last week's debate performance by obama, democrats were concerned. they were worried. i think they were less so after this vice presidential debate, and i think that was joe biden's primary concern, energizing the party again. >> how did he specifically do that. >> he mention add lot of things that people wanted or democrats had wanted. the president mentioned last week mentioned the 47% remark and
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 9:20am EDT
. so the policies, the tax policies, the regulatory policies that this administration and their sense of crony capitalism, they're the ones that are causing these small businesses to close up. when you you look at dodd frank and the fact that it's crushing power small community bank. that affects the small businesses, so if they want to come back and try to demagogue that medicare, that health care issue, i think they're going to find out that a lot of people have researched it and know the truth and not going down the path of the medi-scare. >> shwacked, i'll remember that. and i'll tell you about stories number one, president obama holds high priced fundraisers in hollywood. the money really rolled in, you're going to hear the joke na the president told about himself at one of those fundraisers and also the tracking poll from scott rasmussen, important stuff because these are fresh numbers, post debate numbers that you have never seen before coming right up for you. and back to nicole, united health spending a lot of money. where is the stock? >> that's right, another big deal in th
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 2:00am PDT
not just the gaff i mentioned but they are going to raise taxes over a trillion dollars. biden says the last four years the middle class has been buried under obama's policies. i assume big bird is on the table. >> a good word -- you sat tw th edge paul ryan had when he finishes the interview with the local reporter yesterday. he gave a little pop in the face. for the people on the right who are looking for a little red meat they will find somebody who is charming super smart and able to deliver a message. for biden to help resurrect pomomentum. >> be sure to tune in to fox news tomorrow. we will have coverage with megan kelly and brett braer. >> this leads us to the brew on question of the day. what would you ask joe biden and paul ryan? >> you can tweet them to us@fox friends first. or e-mail us at foxfriendsfirst@foxnews.com. >>> 17 minutes after the hour. the death tole is continuing to rise this morning and the frightening meningitis outbreak. 13,000 americans could be at risk. we are going to tell you what you need to know about this. dr. seigel who specializes in diseases. on
FOX Business
Oct 10, 2012 12:00am EDT
margins, hurricane isaac. aft tax charges in there as well, melissa. 3.5 millionucks worth that we'll know for sure november 2nd when they report full third quarter earnings. shares down after-hours on wordrom chevron. back to you. melissa: thanks, robert. lifornia's gas pce crisis. as we've been tellingou the gas prices in the golden state have just exploded. now it is dirty gas to the rescue. governor jerry brown approved a plan t let gas statio sellthe winter blend a month early because there is plenty of it. even though the winter blend creates more pollution. which is why you'reot supposed to use it when temperatures are cooler. sacrificing the environment to solve problems. would you think californians would get on their exbooi don't know. let's turn to the former press secretary for arnold schwarzenegger on this. i'm being a little sar castic i think california deserves it. i'm so surprised. rather than carpooling. rather than getting on buys kest andelecommuting and working from home. they're using gasoline with more butane in it to get relief..3 what do you think?. >> in defense i
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
culture and don't pay their taxes but they ruled by three foreign bureaucrats. one from the european commission. one from the european central bank. one from the i.m.f. an organization would has gone downhill. >>neil: the same one that says the world is in for stinky times. >>guest: i agree with that and america provides 18 percent of the money to the i.m.f. so american money is being used. >>neil: what do you tell tuesday do? >>guest: get a grip. you are the biggest player. get a grip. get rid of the woman who is an offshore post. >>neil: she has been criticizing the way we conduct our fiscal policy in the united states, some of the criticism is warranted but she goes after the very people who are trying to correct it which makes --. >>guest: and paying her vast salary which she pays no tax. the great battle happening in america, happening in europe, the battle of bureaucracy versus democracy. i want to get democracy back. people like these two in the i.m.f. should not be calling the shots. >>neil: do you get a sense, though, that all the world has an inflection point, more governme
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
's advocated and tried to do a number of things and he's been stymied. his major policy goal, changing the tax structure. so that the wealthy pay their fair share, to me, is of towering importance. >> bill: do you believe in income redistribution? >> any time we change the tax code -- >> bill: no, no. >> changing the tax code a little bit. >> bill: there is a philosophy among liberal americans and you and i are fat cats, we're 1%ers. >> indeed. >> bill: the philosophy is affleck and o'reilley, they can pony up 40, 45% of what they got. we'll spread it around. >> i thought we were going to return to the prebush tax cut numbers. but yes. i don't know what your nut looks like, but i don't spend so much that i can't afford to pay a little bit more in taxes and i think that's important. i think the stimulus was a good thing by and large. i think it was absolutely necessary. i think it saved us from getting deep noor recession. but i'm not here to give you obama talking points. >> bill: no, no. we're interested in you and what you think. last question, if the president loses to mitt romney because y
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am PDT
when it comes to taxes and he wants to beat up on big bird. what governor romney says, you saw him pivot again today, he says well, that's just one example but you have to give examples and you have to start making choices. we have to review everything and we can't keep borrowing from china. it helps both of them. conservatives love to hear their candidate beating up on pbs, on government subsidies, saying i'm going to look at everything and cut, and if you're obama and trying to reach those moderate suburban women and keep them with you, their children probably watch big bird. >> gloria, john king, thank you very much. let us know what you think. we're on facebook. follow me on twitter. @andersoooper. i'm tweeting this hour. >>> up next, an exclusive interview with mitt romney. wolf blitzer sat down with him, asked him what president obama did not about the now famous hidden video in which mr. romney writes off the 47%. >> i'm curious, governor, how did that evolution in your thinking go on from the initial reaction, once that tape came out, to what you said the other day that you
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> why won't romney level with us about his tax plan which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he would have to raise taxes on the middle class, or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here, how could we ever trust him here? >> roller coaster week hitting a high note for president obama. the new jobless numbers are easing the pain of his poor debate performance and bring romney's momentum to a sharp stop or it may not. joining me now, "new york times" columnist, nick kristof. let's start with the job figures today. because it's clearly good news for barack obama politically if nothing else. >> not only the numbers today but the revisions for the last two months. we seem to really be on a trajectory and you know, this is going -- apparently what really matters is not the economy for the year but the economy at the moment as people approach the election. people are beginning to vote. >> the good news for barack obama there. not so good news his performance at the debate. common consensus is a bit
MSNBC
Oct 6, 2012 1:00pm PDT
is this all comes back to jobs. if we don't have people working and paying taxes, you can't fund the entitlement programs. if we f we reform them, you can't fund them if people aren't getting back to work. under governor rick scott, over 150,000 jobs created in the state of florida. >> let me address that. >> go ahead. >> i just want to address the medicare question, because it is critically important to florida. we have the largest number of medicare recipients in the country. the romney/ryan plan wants to change medicare as we know it. they want to create a voucher program. that's not what floridians want. and i think that is what we're seeing out there every day when we're out there talking to folks. they don't want what romney is trying to sell them on medicare. >> scott, quickly, one more question. how do you think president obama can court the moderate vote in florida? >> well, the president has been courting the moderate vote in florida for four years, frankly. he has been talking to folks about growing the middle class, about tax cuts for middle class, about really expand
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
that he didn't have a five trillion tax cut plan that would increase taxes on the middle class to pay for taxes on the millionaire and billionaires. now he tells the register that he wouldn't make abortion a part of his agenda. i mean, this is the same mitt romney that said he would be delighted to ban abortions if congress sent it to him. his lead running mate has been the sponsor of many legislations that would totally stop women. mitt romney has been a severely conservative candidate for president. now that he notices that the policies could make sure he does not have is a chance of being elected, he is trying to hide who he is and what he stands for. we won't let him get away with it. >> when it comes to trust, though, we're watching the hearings on the libya attack. and there is no doubt, now, there is an issue on the trust with the white house and the statements that came out from the various ambassadors and so on, what do you make it? what it a scandal? should heads roll? >> well, first of all, piers, president obama knew ambassador chris stevens, knew him personally and was s
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